Beijing — Chinese development projects in Africa must be sustainable, the government’s top diplomat told senior African ministers on Tuesday, as he denounced “outside forces” that  seek to vilify co-operation by accusing China of creating debt traps.

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $60bn to African nations at a China-Africa summit on co-operation in September, matching the size of funds offered at the previous summit in Johannesburg in 2015...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now